Marcellus Hall (www.marcellushall.com) also illustrated Cybils Award finalist The Cow Loves Cookies (by Karma Wilson); Texas Bluebonnet Award winner City I Love and Full Moon and Star (both by Lee Bennett Hopkins); and Because I Am Your Daddy, Because You Are My Baby, and Because You Are My Teacher (all by Sherry North). Everyone Sleeps is the first childrens book that he has also written. His illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Time, Parenting, and Nickelodeon Magazine. He has self-published several books of drawings and writings, including Hard Luck Stories and Legends of the Infinite City. He is also a musician, and his solo album The First Line was released in 2011. He lives in New York City.